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Trainer Assessor - Carpentry and Joinery

Wigan and Leigh CollegeWigan

Trainer Assessor – Carpentry and Joinery

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.      

We are looking to appoint a Carpentry & Joinery Trainer Assessor to our highly motivated and creative team.

The successful candidate would be required to carry out workplace assessments, progress reviews, including setting SMART Targets and action plans for apprentices, conduct health and safety appraisals and deliver on professional qualifications at Levels 2-3 including the embedding of Functional Skills. Experience of assessment in both site and bench environments is advantageous, along with being able to use e-portfolio systems and carry out assessments in accordance with awarding body requirements.

The role will also include IQA duties within an existing team and developing the College’s offer in conjunction with employer partners and awarding bodies.  The post holder will be required to teach some apprenticeship groups in college preparing apprentices for end point assessment.

Suitable candidates will hold a recognised assessment qualification (TAQA, A1, V1 or equivalent) additionally a teaching qualification would be desirable, ideally the successful candidate would be confident in all aspects of workplace assessment.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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